Double-barreled question

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A double-barreled question (sometimes, double-direct question ) is an informal fallacy.wikipedia
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Objection (United States law)

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In a legal trial, a compound question may raise an objection, as the witness may be unable to provide a clear answer to the inquiry.
Compound question: multiple questions asked together.

Complex question

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Complex question
The person asking the question is thus protected from accusations of making false claims, but still manages to make the implication in the form of a hidden compound question.

Presupposition

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Presupposition
Double-barreled question

Fallacy

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A double-barreled question (sometimes, double-direct question ) is an informal fallacy.

Conjunction (grammar)

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Many double-barreled questions can be detected by the existence of the grammatical conjunction "and" in them.

And

Many double-barreled questions can be detected by the existence of the grammatical conjunction "and" in them.

Yes and no

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In other words, while some respondents would answer "yes" to both and some "no" to both, some would like to answer both "yes and no".

Harris Insights & Analytics

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For example, Harris Poll used double-barreled questions in the 1980s, investigating the US public opinion on Libya–United States relations, and American attitudes toward Mikhail Gorbachev.

Public opinion

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For example, Harris Poll used double-barreled questions in the 1980s, investigating the US public opinion on Libya–United States relations, and American attitudes toward Mikhail Gorbachev.

Libya–United States relations

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For example, Harris Poll used double-barreled questions in the 1980s, investigating the US public opinion on Libya–United States relations, and American attitudes toward Mikhail Gorbachev.

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For example, Harris Poll used double-barreled questions in the 1980s, investigating the US public opinion on Libya–United States relations, and American attitudes toward Mikhail Gorbachev.

Trial

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In a legal trial, a compound question may raise an objection, as the witness may be unable to provide a clear answer to the inquiry.

Witness

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In a legal trial, a compound question may raise an objection, as the witness may be unable to provide a clear answer to the inquiry.

Cross-examination

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Compound questions are most frequently asked during cross-examination.

Mitch All Together

On his album Mitch All Together, Mitch Hedberg jokes about a supposed double-barreled question on his health insurance form: "Have you ever used sugar or PCP?"

Mitch Hedberg

On his album Mitch All Together, Mitch Hedberg jokes about a supposed double-barreled question on his health insurance form: "Have you ever used sugar or PCP?"

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On his album Mitch All Together, Mitch Hedberg jokes about a supposed double-barreled question on his health insurance form: "Have you ever used sugar or PCP?"

Leading question

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Leading question

Loaded question

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Loaded question

Poisoning the well

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Poisoning the well

Self-refuting idea

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Self-refuting idea